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Lifestyle 29 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Death in police custody

A mother is suing the police and the government for RM1.5mil for the death of her son while remanded by the police. In view of such cases, perhaps it is time for Malaysia to make it mandatory for all deaths in custody to undergo inquiry. LOH FOON FONG speaks to a few experts.

Nation 14 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Suhakam to hold public inquiries into custodial deaths

Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) will hold public inquiries into every case of custodial death or police brutality against detainees.

Nation 23 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

MIC Youth wants independent probe into Kugan’s death

MIC Youth on Friday called for an independent inquiry into the death of suspected car thief A. Kugan.

Nation 01 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

‘Teoh could have been strangled, choked before death’

Government pathologist Dr Shahidan Md Noor admitted that political aide Teoh Beng Hock could have been strangled or chocked prior to his noshade size=1 width=50%>

Nation 11 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

PM's Twitter, Facebook invitations draw a flood of questions

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's Twitter and Facebook pages were flooded with queries after he invited questions from all Malaysians Tuesday.

Nation 12 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

PM to meet online friends in Putrajaya on Feb 20

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's 1Malaysia gathering with his online friends which was postponed last year will be on Feb 20.

Nation 12 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Queries pour in for PM via Twitter and Facebook

KUALA LUMPUR: Thousands of queries from Twitterjaya flooded Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's Twitter and Facebook pages after the Prime Minister invited questions from Malaysians.

Nation 12 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bar passes no-confidence motion against Chief Justice’s KPI measures

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar passed a no-confidence motion on Saturday against the Key Performance Index (KPI) measures introduced by the Chief Justice and is demanding its immediate withdrawal before a protest is called.

Nation 13 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bar votes against KPIs

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar has passed a no-confidence motion against key performance indicators (KPIs) for the judiciary and wants them withdrawn.

Nation 02 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sister of man who died in police custody files appeal over open verdict

KUALA LUMPUR: The sister of a tody shop assistant R. Gunasegaran has filed an application for leave to appeal over the High Courts decision which upheld an open verdict by a Coroners Court in an inquest findings over his death in police custody three years ago.